Semana Santa – Easter in Guatemala

Resort: Semana Santa - Easter in Guatemala
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Guatemala
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Antigua, Guatemala’s most beautiful colonial city, is famous for its celebrations, and this unique 10-day adventure ensures you’re there for Semana Santaone of the most vibrant and colourful celebrations in all of Central America. Line the parade route along cobblestoned streets decorated in flower petals and take in religious processions on Good Friday. Search for cultural treasures at the famous Chichicastenango market and meet local Mayan villagers amidst the volcanic scenery of Lake Atitln. See for yourself how timing is everything as you discover the splendour of Guatemala.

Itineraries

Day 1
Guatemala CityAntigua Guatemala

Arrive at the Guatemala City airport. Transfer to hotel in Antigua is included.

Day 2
Antigua GuatemalaJaibalito

Travel to Lake Atitln and catch a boat to the small town of Jaibalito, the base for the next three nights. From here, explore indigenous villages on the lake as they prepare for the Holy Week processions.

Day 3
Jaibalito

Explore indigenous villages on the lake as they prepare for the Holy Week processions. Take some free time to enjoy the lake.

Day 4
Jaibalito

In the morning visit the famed market of Chichicastenango. Shop until you drop. Come back and continue exploring local villages around the lake.

Day 5
JaibalitoAntigua Guatemala

Travel back across the lake and transfer to Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Over the next five days here, enjoy the many parades and ceremonies, not just as a spectator, but as a participant in the celebrations.

Day 6
Antigua Guatemala

Today, get your bearings and explore Antigua on a guided cultural walking tour with a local expert, including the museums at Paseo de los Museos. Along the way, continue to watch as the city prepares for Easter celebrations.

Day 7
Antigua Guatemala

Continue to enjoy Holy week celebrations with free time for personal discovery.

Day 8
Antigua Guatemala

Continue to enjoy Holy week celebrations with free time for personal discovery.

Day 9
Antigua Guatemala

Continue to enjoy Holy week celebrations with free time for personal discovery.

Day 10
Antigua Guatemala

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